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“There’s a solid demand for our beef, both in terms of the domestic market and the export market,” he said. “We think USDA is understating U.S. beef trade, so there’s a real argument of a demand bull market that’s developing as U.S. cattle prices tighten.”
The cattle industry needs to make some bold, creative changes to ensure its viability. That was the wakeup call from speakers at the Feeding Quality Forum, Aug. 27 to 28 in Amarillo, Texas. Persistent problems may require new approaches.
Working from the Beef State, Natalie Jones helps the CAB team across the country craft stories about outstanding Angus producers and inform audiences through technical articles, features, news releases, video scripts and social media
This isn’t a research topic you’d find at the middle-school science fair. It’s so new, research is just beginning to explore this 16-letter term for immune cells sharing nutrients with major organs: immunometabolism. So far, there are still more questions than answers.
There’s a cause and a consequence for everything. You can see it in cow herds just before and after calving, says Allison Meyer, animal scientist at the University of Missouri. Meyer studies what cows eat in the perinatal period from last trimester to the first three weeks post-calving, and the transfer of nutrients from cow to calf.
For his leadership to the beef industry and dedication to raising quality cattle, Bohn will receive the 2019 Feeding Quality Forum (FQF) Industry Achievement Award later this month. The honor will be given at a special dinner during the conference, slated for Aug. 27 to 28 in Amarillo, Texas.
I’ve always been fascinated with history. From the Founding Fathers in grade school to the battles of World War II, the stories of those who came before us and the great feats they accomplished continue to intrigue me. There’s a lot of history out on the range, too, as I’ve learned from ranchers whose operations have stood the test of time.
My kitchen island is full of stacks: summer camp and summer ball forms to fill out. 4-H projects to register and swimming lessons to book. A month ago, we planned a short family camping trip.
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Cattle Crew Views
If you don’t like it, you know the kind. Perhaps you’re just getting to know somebody, and you reach a point in the conversation where that silence hangs heavy and it makes you uneasy.
“His name is Panic Switch,” says Colton Hamilton with a grin. His father Gavin helps hold the stuffed bull’s head nearly their height.
But I didn’t hear the word “panic” clearly. I don’t know what I heard, even after asking a couple more times. Maybe the Canadian accent was fooling me.
From one overachiever to another Picture this: Two sprinkler irrigation pipes standing nearly 30 feet tall made sturdy by a cross brace. A perfectly calculated swing hanging from the center of the brace. A 12-foot platform attached to every kid’s dream jungle gym....
My taste buds were watering just looking at the menu. Beef Belly – Certified Angus Beef navel, white beans three ways & ramp chimichurri; Apricot Carrots – old style lager braised carrots, apricot mead glaze, puffed grain, mint; Grilled Potato – leeks, lovage, spicy carbonara sauce, sheep’s milk cheese; Coal Toasted Country Bread – buttermilk curd, preserved mushroom, burnt maple syrup, sage
Paul Dykstra talks gives a market update and shares CAB booming sales growth at retail. He notes the imbalance in market-ready fed cattle in Texas.
Paul Dykstra shares lower market prices for the end of June. See how carcass traits need to be balanced but aren’t equal. CAB Prime pops under demand.
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